Petroleum Training and Qualifying Institute was first established on August 8-1970 under the name of Petroleum Affairs Institute. It is a non-profitable educational institution. Ever since it came to existence, the Institute has been recognizing the need for having qualified workforce to supply the national oil and gas industries with well trained personnel and qualified technicians who can contribute to the development of the oil and gas sector.
The institute has taken the responsibility of providing the industry with quality technicians in different key areas. To live up to such a commitment, students are admitted according to very strict criteria.